Mack opens big lead in Florida GOP Senate contest

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - U.S. Rep. Connie Mack IV of Fort Myers has become the frontrunner in a three-way contest for the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate, a Quinnipiac Un..
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Police: Cab driver shot passenger in self-defense

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

TITUSVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Police say a Titusville cab driver likely won't be charged with fatally shooting a passenger.    Authorities did not identify the driver, who..
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Everblades win first ever Kelly Cup

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Kyle Jordan

ESTERO, Fla.- After 14 years of existence and two previous trips to the finals, the Florida Everblades have finally won the Kelly Cup. The Everblades defeated the Las Vegas Wrangle..
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David Lawrence Center gets $200,000 grant

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla -- Each year, the Naples Winter Wine Festival raises millions of dollars to help children in Collier County. In 2012, the Winter Wine Festival raise $12.2 milli..
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Local attorney arrested, charged with steal $830,000

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- A local attorney is in jail accused of stealing his former partner's identity.  Investigators say he stole nearly $1 million from clients.  Sebastian ..
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Arcadia boy injured in race track wreck dies

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

ARCADIA, Fla. - A 12-year-old Arcadia boy died Wednesday, days after a crash at the Auburndale Speedway near Winter Haven.  People in Arcadia tell WINK News Morr came from a f..
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War widow linked back to late husband through bracelet

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- It's a love story, sixty years in the making. An unexpected turn of events linked a Fort Myers war widow with a beloved bracelet she gave to her late husband, bef..
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Cape man recovering from surgery has savings stolen

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - The victim of a heartless theft is speaking only to WINK News. Cape Coral Police say a woman, in her 60's to 70's, stole thousands of dollars. It's money, and a ..
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Family pet poisoned by toad

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Stephanie Gailhard

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A Fort Myers family almost lost their beloved pet after it was poisoned by a toad. Poisonings like this one are on the rise this year.  "My wife knocked..
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Mosquitoes swarm Southwest Florida

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katie Walls

FORT MYERS, Fla.-  This may come as a "buzz" kill, but mosquitoes are already beginning to swarm Southwest Florida. These disease-carrying insects call the area "home" from la..
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Crimestoppers convention happening in SWFL

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

ESTERO, Fla.- Crimestoppers from Southwest Florida and across the country were sharing tips with each other.   From Washington DC to Puerto Rico, the Crimestoppers progra..
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Fort Myers lawyer arrested on theft and fraud charges

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The State Attorney’s Office investigators arrested Sebastian John Balliro on Wednesday, following an investigation into several of his businesses, including..
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FMPD searches for attempted burglary suspects

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- On Saturday, at 11:14 p.m. the Fort Myers Police Department responded to an attempted burglary at Shoot Straight located at 2418 Colonial Boulevard. An activated ..
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Public safety trumps politics in hurricane season

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott calls off the Republican National Convention in Tampa as a Category 3 storm bears down on Florida's west coast in a fictitious scenario wor..
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Police release sketch of sexual battery suspect

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- On Wednesday, the Fort Myers Police Department released a sketch of a man suspected of a recent sexual battery in hopes someone in the community will recognize hi..
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Florida State student dies on China study program

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Madison Wagner

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A 19-year-old Florida State senior participating in the university's international program in China has died after a fall from a residence hall.  ..
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Sentence delayed for convicted murderer Timothy Tuttle

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- There's been a delay in sentencing for convicted murderer Timothy Tuttle. In April, a jury found Tuttle guilty of killing Cape Coral resident Eric Steubinger duri..
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Coast Guard conducts drills ahead of Memorial Day weekend

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla.- There was a dramatic rescue off the coast of Bonita Beach Wednesday morning, as a Coast Guard swimmer pulled a man out of the Gulf. The good news is, it was a..
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Number of fans grow as Everblades play for the Kelly Cup

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Things are heating up on the ice at Germain Arena. The Florida Everblades are one win away from winning their first ever Kelly Cup. Game five is tonight and the e..
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Deputies search for BSMS vandalism suspect

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla.- Bonita Springs Middle School fell victim to vandalism early Tuesday morning. The property had four separate profanities spray painted on walls of various bui..
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